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Our mission.

As the world’s number 1 job site, our mission is to help people get jobs. We need talented, passionate people working together to make this happen. We are looking to grow our teams with people who share our energy and enthusiasm for creating the best experience for job seekers.

The team.

We are a rapidly-growing, fast-moving, highly-capable UX team building the most popular job site on the planet. Our designers work in Seattle, San Francisco, Austin, Tokyo and Hyderabad, collaborating with Product Managers and Engineering to deliver simple solutions to the real-world problems that job seekers and employers face hiring and getting hired. Most importantly, our team is expected to deliver results, and be able to demonstrate the impact our changes have on our business.

The base salary range below represents the low and high end of the Indeed salary range for this position. Actual salaries will vary and may be above or below the range based on various factors including but not limited to location, experience, and performance. The range listed is just one component of Indeed's total compensation package for employees. Other rewards may include quarterly bonuses, Long Term Incentive Plan units, an open Paid Time Off policy, and many region-specific benefits.

Seattle Base Salary Range: 162,000 - 208,000 USD per year

Your job.

The opportunity. 

As the UX Manager for Candidate Management, you will lead a team of designers focused on creating simple and innovative solutions for employers from small and medium businesses, who are juggling hiring alongside running their business. You and your team will be responsible for collaborating with stakeholders to make it simple and intuitive for employers to use Indeed to keep track of job applicants, communicate with them effectively, and conduct interviews to fill the roles they need. This work is especially exciting due to its focus on the connection between employers and their candidates, which entails designing experiences for both employers and jobseekers.

Your strategic impact within your first year.

  • Refine the vision for the SMB experience

    • Guide your team to ship improvements that enhance the hiring experience for small and medium-sized businesses

    • Through research, keep the voice of the customer at the forefront with a regular cadence of qualitative studies.

    • Collaborate closely with a variety of disciplines, including product management, engineering, design technology, UX research, content strategy, and product science.

    • Collaborate with neighboring internal product teams to identify and build on touchpoints that support users.

    • Find ways to reduce bias in the hiring process to ensure an inclusive experience for job seekers

  • Envision future products and services

    • Use quantitative and qualitative methods to uncover user patterns, behaviors, and insights. Translate these findings into recommendations for improving the user experience for small and medium-size employers.

    • Guide designers as they create and validate solutions to real customer problems.

    • Collaborate closely with cross-functional product leadership team members to help inform future roadmaps and turn vision into reality.

  • Grow and develop a UX team

    • Mentor and inspire designers and cross-functional UX team members to create world-class hiring experiences for small and medium businesses. 

    • Establish UX processes that support product excellence while moving and shipping fast.

    • Communicate the business value of UX to stakeholders. 

About you.

You’ll have experience with global brands and/or world-class agencies: 

  • 5+ years of product design experience with an accompanying portfolio.

  • 3+ years of shipping product experiences.

  • 2+ years of managing local and remote UX teams.

  • Experience with design thinking frameworks, as well as both generative and evaluative UX research.

  • Relentless attention to detail.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Ability to collaborate flawlessly with partner disciplines including Research, Product, Engineering, Marketing, Client Support, and Sales.

  • Degree in Human-Computer Interaction, Information Design, Graphic Design, or a related design or behavioral science discipline, or equivalent experience.

Our workplace: People like it here.
At the core of our culture is a commitment to serving our users. We can embrace disagreement because we’re always united in doing what’s best for customers. We can take risks and make mistakes because we’re constantly testing, learning, and improving. Our people bring a wide range of perspectives, experiences, talents, temperaments, and backgrounds to the table, and bring their whole selves to work, and we have a strict no-jerks policy. 

Design what matters: Help the world work better.

Indeed is a conversation about jobs, companies, salaries, skills, locations, benefits, culture, your past jobs, and your bright future. Being a part of our design community, you’ll be shaping the conversation we have with millions of people and building something that shows up in a meaningful way in the lives of job seekers and employers.

Some of our perks.

  • Life and work balanced — We trust our employees to manage their time in a way that works best for them. We're proud to offer an open vacation policy to full-time Indeedians across the globe.

  • Relaxed offices, serious mission — Our work environments feature collaborative team spaces, private areas to focus, and a casual dress code. This means if you're looking to enjoy open offices or open-toed shoes, this is the place.

  • Healthy in body and mind — Going beyond the usual medical, dental, and vision coverage, Indeed offers incentive programs, wellness days, and fitness classes to keep you moving forward.

  • Delicious food — Catered meals, endless snacks, and a bevy of drink options help make sure you have hydration and fuel for your creative fire.

Design at Indeed:

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EEO and Accommodations 


Indeed is deeply committed to building a workplace and global community where inclusion is not only valued, but prioritized. We’re proud to be an equal opportunity employer, seeking to create a welcoming and diverse environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, family status, marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, neuro-diversity, disability, age, or veteran status, or any other non-merit based or legally protected grounds.


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